2010 MLB Draft Pick Signings Tracker

Follow all of the 2010 MLB Draft pick signings in the two charts below. The first chart lists all reported bonus information, with bonuses for every team in the top ten rounds, as well as any reported bonuses after the tenth round. The second chart lists what picks have signed for each team. Both charts give a comparison of how the Pittsburgh Pirates stack up to the rest of the league. To get a better view of the Pirates’...

Read More

Week In Review: 8/2-8/8

This past week saw the initial results of the trade deadline moves, including a few looks at the roster following the deadline, and some minor roster moves.  The big signing of the week for the Pirates was broken on this site, as 2010 4th round pick Nick Kingham agreed to sign with the Pirates.  Finally, the week capped off with two big firings on the coaching staff.  Here is a recap of the past week… I interviewed 2010 7th...

Read More

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/8/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) GAME STORY Indianapolis lost to Durham 2-0.  Michael Crotta pitched 6.1 innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on eight hits, with a walk and three strikeouts.  Corey Hamman pitched 1.2 shutout innings, allowing two hits. John Bowker went 1-for-4.  Brian Friday had the only other hit, going 1-for-2 with a walk and two stolen bases.  Pedro Ciriaco went 0-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base.  The Indianapolis...

Read More

Spikes Fall to Valleycats, 4-1, Despite Late Rush

SPIKES FALL TO VALLEYCATS, 4-1, DESPITE LATE RUSH BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE – Gift Ngoepe doubled as part of a two-hit night, and Adalberto Santos reached base three times, but the State College Spikes could not quite muster enough offense to get past the Tri-City ValleyCats on Sunday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in a 4-1 defeat. Santos and Ngoepe led a late State College (25-25) charge, as the Spikes collected four...

Read More

Durham Two-Hits Tribe 2-0

DURHAM TWO-HITS TRIBE 2-0 Five Bulls’ Pitchers Combine On Two-Hitter, Ruggiano Collects Four Hits DURHAM, N.C. — Five Durham pitchers combined to hold the Indianapolis Indians to no runs on just two hits, while striking out 14 and right fielder Justin Ruggiano went 4-for-4 and drove in both runs in the contest to lead the Bulls to a 2-0 shutout victory over the Tribe on Sunday evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The...

Read More